A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 257

Summary Catalogue no.: 2047


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


One fine, many good initials. Cf. other contemporary Reading manuscripts. Good sketches added, fols. 141v, 172-173 etc., 15th century third quarter, in Flemish style. (P&A iii. 140, pls. XV, XCIII)


Origin: 12th century, middle; added decoration, 15th century, third quarter ; English, Reading

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)